Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety
ICT is an integral part of teaching learning and assessment, however as students become citizens of the digital community, they need to be guided and facilitated in behaving responsibly online and developing good judgement when interacting with others.
This course will focus on supporting teachers in helping pupils explore their rights and responsibilities as digital citizens.
● To explore what is meant by being a digital citizen
● To understand the importance of managing yourself in an online world
● To identify safe, reliable and suitable sources of information online
● To raise awareness among students about being responsible and behaving ethically online
● To highlight privacy issues, cyberbullying, online etiquette and your digital footprint.
Venue: Sligo Education Centre
Date: Wed 20th & 27th September
21st Century Learning Design
This course prompts educators to consider what learning environments are required for the 21st century. Using a set of rubrics, which have been developed and tested internationally for the Innovative Teaching and Learning (ITL)
Research project, the course will enable educators to think about designing deeper learning environments which in turn help students develop key skills for living in the 21st century.
The 21CLD curriculum describes six rubrics of 21st century learning, each of which represents an important skill for students to develop.
2. Skilled communication
3. Knowledge construction
6. Use of ICT for learning
Date: Wed 4th ,11th 18th
Suitable for both primary and post-